The view from host Phil’s backyard.
The blueberries aren’t quite ripe but that doesn’t stop the determined.
Gene has a pretty good yield.
Judy picks some lovely flowers for her kitchen table.
I’ve been trying to photograph Cindy, Judy’s scrappy little terrier mix. She proves an elusive subject. This is my best result so far. I may have to give up.
At least it’s better than this attempt.
Summer is here! No rain for 2 days and temperatures have been in the 70s (at least until today which brought a mini-heatwave and a high of 96). The evenings are especially nice.
The resident hawk dines as I watch from the van.
This evening, Debbie and I meet fellow-blogger Suzanne for dinner at Bistro 23 in Portland. We have so much fun, talking for hours like life-long friends. We all hope to meet-up again soon somewhere on the road.
|Me, Suzanne, and Debbie|
The food is yummy!
|Meatball Sliders with a side of Grilled Broccolini|
If you haven't already, check out Suzanne’s blog - Take To The Highway. It’s top-notch.
On the ride home we see Mt. Hood bathed in the pink glow of the setting sun. Then we notice the unmistakable flat top of Mt. Saint Helens in the distance.
Just a great evening.